November

Katoh and two-stroke NSR blast back at Jerez

Katoh and two-stroke NSR blast back at Jerez

DAIJIRO KATOH blew away the myth that the four-strokes will blitz old two-stroke 500s with an awesome performance at Honda's test yesterday in Jerez.With only his second appearance on the works NSR...

Rossi smashes Jerez lap record in first four stroke test

Rossi smashes Jerez lap record in first four stroke test

VALENTINO ROSSI'S first serious test on Honda's new V5 four-stroke GP at Jerez saw him demolish his own lap record by over half a second.Rossi completed 46 laps on his RCV on the first day of the test...

Video exclusive: Rossi tests 2002 GP bike

Video exclusive: Rossi tests 2002 GP bike

Click on the link on the right for our unmissable video exclusive of Valentino Rossi as he gets to grips with his new RCV four stroke around the Jerez circuit in Spain.At this test Rossi sliced over...

Grand Prix attendance breaks records

Grand Prix attendance breaks records

The biggest crowd at the British GP in years helped break new attendance figures for a world championship season.Official figures released by series organisers Dorna said 1,588.635 attended GPs to see...

Haslam forced to 250s

LEON HASLAM is expected to confirm this week that he will ride in next year's world 250 championship.The 18-year-old British rider has been forced to drop into 250s after he couldn't secure a ride in the 500 class.After an up and down rookie season in the world 500 championship, he looked like he would be retained by the Shell Advance Honda squad to ride a production Honda NSR V-twin.That option...

Rossi and Bayliss collide

Rossi and Bayliss collide

World champions Troy Bayliss and Valentino Rossi will race head-to-head on equal machinery for the first time next month although sadly it will be on four wheels and not two.World Superbike champ...

First pictures of the Suzuki XREO GP bike

First pictures of the Suzuki XREO GP bike

SUZUKI’S all-new GP four-stroke will be a surprise entrant to the new-look 2002 world championship series.The Japanese factory initially said it would use 2002 as a development year for the bike code...

GP four-strokes won’t test together until February

GP four-strokes won’t test together until February

Honda and Yamaha won't go head-to-head against each other with their new four-stroke GP bikes until the middle of February.So far the Japanese factories have kept tests of the RCV and YZR-M1 separate...

Exclusive video and audio interview with Max Biaggi

Exclusive video and audio interview with Max Biaggi

While at the NEC Show, we hooked up with GP superstar Max Biaggi for this exclusive video and audio interview, based on the questions you wanted to ask.Your e-mailed in questions were added to our...

Listen to part two of the Max interview

Listen to part two of the Max interview

Max Biaggi answers your questions. Choose from RM (Real Player) or MOV (Quicktime) downloads.

Honda loses race to get V5 to NEC Show

Honda loses race to get V5 to NEC Show

Honda’s hopes of putting the 2002 V5 race bike on display at the NEC Show have been dashed by red tape.It had hoped to get the RC211V, which will be its four-stroke entry on next year’s GP grid, to...

Could you be our next GP star?

Could you be our next GP star?

Entries close on Thursday for a Pop Idol-style competition designed to find two GP stars of tomorrow. So if you can ride and are aged between 14 and 18 (or know someone who is) read on and be prepared...

Listen to part one of the Max interview

Listen to part one of the Max interview

Biaggi answers your questions. Choose from RM (Real Player) or Quicktime (MOV) downloads.

McWilliams and Haslam in line for Team Roberts

McWilliams and Haslam in line for Team Roberts

British riders Jeremy McWilliams and Leon Haslam are the among the contenders to land a ride in Kenny Roberts' Banbury-based Proton GP squad next season.McWilliams is a free agent following the late...

Watch the video part of the interview

Watch the video part of the  interview

Max Biaggi answers your questions at the NEC Show. Choose from Quicktime (MOV) or Real Player (RM) downloads.

Criville on course for Yamaha GP ride

Criville on course for Yamaha GP ride

Former world 500 champion Alex Criville will find out later this week if his career has been saved by a shock move to Yamaha.The Spaniard appeared to be heading for enforced retirement when he was...

Haga: I thought toothache would kill me

Haga: I thought toothache would kill me

Noriyuki Haga’s toothache in Rio turned out to be more serious than first thought. When he returned to Japan he needed emergency surgery.The tooth infection forced him to miss the final round of the...

Haslam’s GP future in jeopardy

Haslam’s GP future in jeopardy

Leon Haslam might have scored his best ever 500 finish in the rain-hit Rio GP, but that hasn’t been enough to secure his ride for 2002.He looked certain to be retained by the Shell Advance squad for...

£10 off British GP tickets

£10 off British GP tickets

Next year's British GP may be nine months away but plan ahead and you can save a packet.The race, on July 14, will be our first chance in Britain to see the new Honda and Yamaha four-strokes racing...

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

McWilliams’ 2002 deal collapses

Jeremy McWilliams is facing another uncertain winter after negotiations to sort out a works 250 deal in 2002 collapsed.McWilliams and his team enjoyed instant success in 2001 when he became Britain’s...

Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

Poggiali crowned 125 champion in Brazil

Manuel Poggiali was crowned world 125 champion in Brazil this afternoon – but only after a massive scare.The Gilera rider knew going into today’s 21-lap race that he only needed a top 13 finish to...

Katoh can’t stop winning

Katoh can’t stop winning

Daijiro Katoh may have already wrapped up the world 250 title but he still managed to rub his rivals noses in it again with yet another success in Rio today.It might not have been the typical runaway...

Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

Poggiali on course for 125 title in Rio

MANUEL POGGIALI looks odds-on to win the world 125 championship in Rio on Saturday despite suffering a scare in Friday afternoon's final qualifying session.The 18-year-old Gilera rider only needs to...

Ukawa stuns by claiming pole for final 500GP

Ukawa stuns by claiming pole for final 500GP

Tohru Ukawa pulled off one of the biggest shocks of the GP season on Friday when he claimed pole position for the Brazilian 500 GP, ending Italian domination of qualifying this seasonThe Japanese...

Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

Rossi claims 11th win by 0.1 seconds

Valentino Rossi’s midas touch didn’t desert him in Rio this afternoon when he won a rain-affected Brazilian GP after a dramatic race with Carlos Checa.It had looked like Spaniard Checa would create...